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The Green Business Ideas Competition

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Join our competition and we’ll help you fast track your green business idea. You’ll learn how to get it funded and launched. Worldwide.

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Learn all you can on how to successfully start your green business. ClimateLaunchpad kicks off with an intensive Boot Camp & follow-up coaching sessions.

Compete

Battle your way to success during National Competitions, Regional Finals and the Global Grand Final. Convince our jury and you’ll convince any client or investor.

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Yep, of course there is prize money for the top three Global Grand Final winners. The real prize? The top-10 moves on to the renowned Climate-KIC Accelerator.

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Connect to our global network of partners, entrepreneurs and investors. Feature in the world’s largest database with green ideas, the place where business matches are made.

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How to go from the back of a napkin to a business with global climate impact

The EIT Climate-KIC entrepreneurship offerings: innovation for global climate action Stimulating the energy and enthusiasm of entrepreneurs to lead the charge with new climate-positive business models is a powerful way to address climate change across sectors and systems. That is why EIT Climate-KIC identifies, supports and invests in (aspiring) entrepreneurs in every stage of innovation:… Read more »

Rens

In 2017 a chance encounter in a Starbucks between two expat sneakerheads quickly turns into a discussion on fashion and its impact on the environment. An idea is formed: make the perfect sustainable sneaker.

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